Photo courtesy National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum

Opens Sept. 1 – National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum  

From As Lakota artist Oscar Howe wrote in 1958, “There is much more to Indian art than pretty, stylized pictures.” This exhibition highlights this depth and the 20th century American masters who shaped it. Explore early artists such as the Kiowa Six, Tonita Peña, Harrison Begay and the institutions that influenced them — particularly the University of Oklahoma and the Santa Fe Indian School. See how their art, and that of many others, was not limited to a specific medium or a standard scene, but also reflected individual creativity and stylistic diversity. For more information visit

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